"Complete lack of communication"

About: The Royal London Hospital

The fifth stay for our son in this hospital under the neuro team in 39 years - a lovely new building but still the lack of communication between the neurosurgeon's and us - his parents, who have cared for him through a lifetime of disabilities. Is it actually ethical - or legal - for a doctor to try to get a brain damaged patient to sign for procedures himself when his memory and level of understanding fluctuates? All events have been documented and dated online.

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